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This page as updated on 26th November 2009
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At last my trailing Rosemary has recovered enough to start flowering again. The Dahlias, Lantanas, Fuschias and Angels Trumpets and The lobelias although past their best are still producing a good show.
So what has been happening in the garden to date. Well the Hostas has died down and the Arum Itallicum is started into growth. The Marigolds had also died down and the Nastursums are taking over that spot. The Iochroma is flowering well so are the salvias. The trailing Abutilons are also flowering well. These bright red Salvia and Abutilon flowers stands out well at this green time of the year.
I managed to take Masafumi Yokoyama to Kew Gardens for a visit. It was a glorious day and we walked for hours seeing various Kew Gardens sights like the Japanese Gate, Queen Charlotte's house, various Old trees, The Marion North and Shirley Sheerwood Galleries were opened to visitors, along the way He spotted various fungi growing in the grass and in the green house various Orchids.
The power of the internet is often brought home in many ways. My introduction to this power is when a visitor from Japan wished to visit my garden. Masafumi Yokoyama was on a walking holiday in Shropshire I think came to visit my garden in November. The wrong time I know, but he has changed career to a gardener so he should know about the seasons. I took him to visit 6 Church Rd and for a walk around Walthamstow village. The old historic 15th century house was unobscured by leaves and I was surprised to see a garden I never saw before that was 13 Orford Rd. I must see it again in the late Spring when it is in its glory. My front garden looks jaded, but is still pleasing to see.
That's all for this week folks